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The Chocolate Touch

The Chocolate Touch

<p>In a laugh-out-loud hilarious twist on the legend of King Midas, a boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate. Can you ever have too much of your favorite food? John Midas is about to find out&#8230;.</p><p>First published in 1952, <em>The Chocolate Touch</em> was an instant classic&#8212;and has remained a timeless favorite with kids, teachers, and parents.</p><p>Supports the Common Core State Standards</p>

Patrick Skene Catling




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